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The Center for Advanced Methods Development within RTI International has an opening for a Research Public Health Analyst.  This position will include data analysis, statistical analysis, and coordinating and assisting in the management of health research projects.  Ideally your experience will include analysis of Medicare and Medicaid claims data, analysis of quality measures, and statistical analysis of health care and health care services interventions.

 

The location for this position can be in RTI’s office locations in Research Triangle Park, NC, Waltham, MA, or Washington, DC; telecommuting option assessed on a case-by-case basis.

 

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to;

  • Coordinate and manage health research projects
  • Design and manage data file construction using health care claims data and other data sources.
  • Conduct quantitative data analysis and statistical analysis
  • Manage quality control processes across all aspects of projects to ensure delivery of high quality and accurate work products.
  • Develop and manage budgets to achieve project goals within available financial resources.
  • Interpret and present analysis results in a succinct manner for wide audience
  • Lead site visits and interviews
  • Lead literature reviews
  • Plan and direct the entire preparation of proposals of significant technical complexity, contract value, or strategic importance.
  • Author technical reports and articles
  • Motivate, mentor, and support research staff
  • Assist with submission of grant and contract proposals

Minimum Qualifications:
  • PhD or PhD candidate in in health services research, health economics, public health, epidemiology, or related field with 1 year related experience; or a Masters' degree in the same field with at least 6 years of relevant experience
  • Course work and solid experience with quantitative data analysis, program evaluation, policy analysis, proposal and report writing
  • Must have excellent verbal and writing skills
  • Must have strong Microsoft Word and Excel experience
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, with staff from all education and experience levels, as well as across various geographic locations
  • Strong interpersonal skills, good attention to detail, and ability to work successfully in multidisciplinary teams
  • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and not require sponsorship for employment visa status, now or in the future
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated interest in health policy
  • Background in policy analysis of government health care programs such as Medicare and Medicaid is particularly desirable
  • Quantitative experience in a statistical package (R, Stata, SPSS, SAS, etc.)


Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 


RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.
 
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